Longtime civil rights activist Rev. Willie Barrow was an organizer for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. She marched on Washington and Selma in the ‘60s — and for decades, worked to stem gun violence in Chicago.
Megachurches have been in the news for awhile now. Across the nation and all over Chicago, there’s a growing movement to make the big church experience more intimate. Huge megachurches like Willow Creek are starting smaller satellite churches. And others are holding services in several locations. We have two pastors joining us today to talk this trend. Also, jazz vocalist, Lili K performs.
As the U.S. considers military action in Syria, we discuss the role of international law in justifying armed intervention. On Global Notes, we step outside U.S. borders to explore the reach of civil rights protest song "We Shall Overcome."